Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Infant feeding courses in India

I have received the following announcement from colleagues in India.

Certified Course on “Infant and Young Child Feeding Counselling Specialist”

BPNI/IBFAN Asia is organizing Regional Training Courses on Infant and Young Child Feeding Counseling: A Training Course – The 3 in 1 Course (An Integrated Course on Breastfeeding, Complementary Feeding and Infant Feeding & HIV-Counseling) at, Lucknow, Gwalior, Hindupur, Delhi and Ranchi during April 2008.

Participants who wish to be certified as Infant and young child feeding counselling specialists, should be either doctors or nurses, nutrition or other social or health professionals who are involved in care of mothers and children.

Highlights of the course are:

Duration of the course: 7 days (9 AM to 6 PM.)
Course Fee: Rs. 5,000/- (includes training materials, lunch and tea).
This course will prepare you as specialists who will help mothers to be successful in exclusive breastfeeding, appropriate complementary feeding and help in selecting feeding option for HIV +ve mothers.
You will be able to set up independent IYCF counselling support centers

Training Venues and Dates:

At Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from 28 April - 4 May 2008
At Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh from 8 - 14 June 2008
At Hindupur, Andhra Pradesh from 17 - 23 June 2008
At Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh from 21 - 27 June 2008
At Delhi from 22 - 28 June 2008
At Ranchi, Jharkhand from 26 September - 2 October 2008

For any query you may contact us at:
National Coordinator
Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI)
BP – 33, Pitampura, Delhi – 110034
Tel: 011-27343606, 27343608 Tel/Fax: 011-27343606
Email: arun@ibfanasia.org or bpni@bpni.org

1 comment:

Ayesha said...

Excellent idea of training in this process.The child health is an alarming issue in many developing countries including India.

This can be one of the smallest way by which you can look into this issue